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SmartThings' impressive performance and wide array of potential applications make it easy to recommend, but its underwhelming app adds a lot of frustration to an otherwise excellent system.
If you're an iOS user looking to schedule lights and appliances to turn on and off through a single app, then Insteon's HomeKit-compatible Hub fits the bill, and it has the potential to get even better, but as of now, it's too limited to recommend.
The cool design and easy setup of Google's OnHub router can't make up for its lack of features and average performance out of the box -- though the promise of future software updates offer the potential for big improvements.
Here's why we're using SmartThings' second-generation hub as the foundation for the CNET Smart Home (for now, at least).
With claims of wide product compatibility, Cortana and Kinect-powered voice control, and Windows 10 built right in, this ambitious smart-home hub is promising the moon.
Samsung's SmartThings brand is back with an all-new $99 ZigBee and Z-Wave hub. But some lingering flaws hold it back from greatness.
Take a tour of the second-generation SmartThings Hub and its assorted sensors.
We see potential in this Apple-friendly smart home hub. But for now, it's too limited for our tastes.
The Insteon Hub Pro is a HomeKit-compatible smart home control center. We put it through its paces in the CNET Smart House.